Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
for another two years. governor brown signed a bill yesterday that protects all 278 state parks until july 2014. legislation designates $30 million to fund the parks and make improvements. this comes in the wake of a parks department scandal where authorities discovered $54 million that the state parks system kept hidden while asking donors for contributions to keep 70 parks from closing. >>> 4:47 is the time. back over to sal. how is traffic? >> pam, i'm glad you asked me that question. >> because that's what you are looking into. >> that's what i'm doing. it's doing very well over here. we are off to a decent start. people who get on the road early generally i like to say generally have an easy teem getting to work. that is one of those days. highway 24 westbound that looks pretty good getting up to the caldecott. also at the bay bridge toll plaza we have a traffic -- well it's moving along well. i was going to say we have traffic delays but we don't have any traffic delays right now getting into san francisco. if you are driving on 280 northbound f is a nice looking drive. at 4:48
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
signed by governor brown will allow californias to vote off of election day. the measures becomes law january 1 but will be delayed until the secretary of state sets up a state wade database which could -- wide database which could take a while. >>> each unit would be very small, and the building code is considering changes the code for people like single people to live in a small at like this. they say much of the population is single people. >> there's a lot of people who, if they lose their apartment, they will have trouble staying in the city. >> the units could cost between 12 and $1,400 a month. critics say it would boost opennation and strain the city's resources. >>> people against a proposal to build a new jail plan to back the board of supervisors meeting. they are expected to vote on a budget which includes $44 million for the planned jail. supporters say the sale will help deal with the growing prison population, but a group is against the jail expansion. its members say resources should be used on alternative programs. >>> we could learn as soon as today whether the u.s.
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
by governor jerry brown. students will have to be consulted before they announce an increase in tuition. students would have to wait 90 days for those to take effect and they need to justify to students why those hikes are needed. >>> it's now 4:47. the mars rover curiosity has confirmed what scientists expected for a long time. there are photos that confirm there was once water on mars. it looks like an ancient stream bed. one section appears to be gravel cemented together by water that ran freely. it was between ankle and hip deep. it ran about 3 feet per second billions of years ago. >>> let's go to sal for traffic. >> we're doing pretty well. much better. don't you think? the world the right. let's go out and take a look at what we have. pretty foggy on the east shore. you can only see traffic is moving along pretty well as you drive through the area, but it's a little foggy here. it looks like it's getting better though. the morning commute does not look bad if you're driving on westbound bay bridge toll approach. the traffic is getting off to a good start at highway 17. 4: